20-year-old man dead after possible hammer assault, in West Oak Lane

fox29.com - 11-17


WEST OAK LANE (WTXF) - A man is dead in West Oak Lane after he was assaulted, possibly with a hammer, police say. Police were called to the 6600 block of Limekiln Pike Saturday, just after 10:15 a.m., to investigate a possible assault. Police arrived to find a 20-year-old man had been attacked with a weapon by a group of people. Officials provided few details regarding the weapon, except to say it was possibly a hammer. The man was transported to Einstein Medical Center and was initially listed in critical condition, but he succumbed to his injuries soon after his arrival. Police say the investigation is ongoing. No weapon has been recovered and no arrests have been made.